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  • Punjab: SAD cracksdown on drug trade, Congress calls it an eyewash May 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: After their dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, the Shiromani Akali Dalled government in Punjab has initiated a crackdown on the drug trade in the state. More than 1,000 cases have been registered in Punjab in the last 10 days alone. Known for being a hub for the...
  • Punjab: Woman polling officer dies of cardiac arrest in Moga April 30, 2014

    Moga: A woman polling officer of Himmatpura village in Moga district died following a cardiac arrest, officials said on Wednesday. Kamlesh Kaur(48), an Anganwadi supervisor and also a polling officer who was posted at Baghapurana of Himmatpura village in Moga sub division, died of heart failure on Tuesday night. She suffered...
  • I-League: Mohun Bagan hold East Bengal 1-1 in Kolkata derby March 1, 2014

    Kolkata: City giants Mohun Bagan held arch-rivals East Bengal to a 1-1 draw in their high-profile return derby match of the I-League at Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Saturday. East Bengal went ahead with a James Moga header in the 39th minute while Bagan restored parity in the 67th minute when...
  • ILeague: East Bengal strike twice to down Bengaluru FC December 15, 2013

    Bangalore: East Bengal ended Bengaluru FC's winning spree at home with goals by James Moga (17th) and Edeh Chidi (80th) for a deserving 20 result in the ILeague match on Sunday. The visitors, thus, repeated their 20 home win against Bengaluru FC who crashed to their first defeat in eight games...
  • East Bengal enter AFC Cup semifinal after 11 draw with Semen Padang September 24, 2013

    Padang: The drive to succeed was writ large on East Bengal players' faces as they scripted history of sorts after securing their maiden berth in the AFC Cup semifinals, overcoming a spirited Semen Padang playing in front of a vociferous home crowd here Tuesday. The historic Indian club, tucked around the...
  • Punjab: Youth kidnaps, rapes 20yearold girl for a week June 11, 2013

    Moga: A 20yearold girl of Lohgarh village in Moga was allegedly kidnapped from Dharamkot bus stand by a youth, who raped her for a week at different places including Shimla, police said on Tuesday. The police on Monday evening registered a case of kidnapping and rape against the accused identified as...
  • Pune finish 2nd in ILeague after win over Arrows May 11, 2013

    Pune: Strikers James Moga and Boima Karpeh struck a goal each as Pune FC posted a comfortable 20 win over Pailan Arrows to clinch the second position and their bestever finish in the ILeague, here Sunday. Moga scored in the 39th minute while Karpeh found the net in the 65t minute...
  • Punjab: NRI acquitted in murder of former MLA NS Gill May 9, 2013

    Moga: An NRI, accused of killing a former MLA and father of exPunjab DGP in 1991, was on Wednesday acquitted of the charge by a local court, which held that the Canadian was falsely implicated in the case. Jagdev Singh was booked on the charge of killing NS Gill, a...
  • Pune FC end ONGC's unbeaten home run in ILeague April 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Pune FC ended ONGC's fairytale run at home by edging past the latter courtesy a James Moga first half goal in the 24th round ILeague clash at the Ambedkar Stadium here Sunday. This is ONGC's first loss in their own den since Santosh Kashyap took over the reins last...
  • National Institute of Sports cook rapes minor girl March 31, 2013

    Patiala: A 12yearold girl was allegedly raped by a cook, working with the National Institute of Sports In Patiala. 45yearold Ram Verma raped the victim, a relative, at his official residence outside the NIS campus on Thursday night, police said. He was arrested on Saturday. Few days ago, the girl's family...
  • Punjab by-polls: SAD wrests Moga seat from Cong February 28, 2013

    Moga: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal candidate Joginderpal Singh today wrested the Moga Assembly seat defeating his nearest Congress rival by 18,849 votes. Jain, who had recently joined SAD after defecting from Congress, registered his third successive win by defeating Congress' Vijay Kumar Sathi. "While Jain got 69,269 votes, Sathi...
  • Punjab: Woman who alleged rape arrested January 21, 2013

    Moga: In a shocking case in Moga in Punjab, the police have arrested a 26yearold woman for falsely alleging that she was gangraped. According to the police, the charges leveled by the woman were motivated. The woman, who works as a nurse, had claimed that she was abducted and drugged by...
  • Pune FC beat United Sikkim 21 to go top of league table January 5, 2013

    Gangtok: A last gasp injurytime goal by James Moga helped Pune FC beat United Sikkim FC 21 in a Round 14 ILeague match at the Paljor Stadium here on Saturday. The match was heading for a draw with Arata Izumi's goal in the 23rd minute for Pune FC cancelled out by...
  • Pune FC striker scores within 10 seconds of kickoff November 24, 2012

    Pune: Pune FC striker James Moga on Saturday scored one of the quickest goals in the history of Indian football as his side held United Sikkim to a 22 draw in a seventh round ILeague match here. Moga's strike was timed at 10 seconds. He was off the blocks in...
  • Punjab: 35yearold widow gangraped in Moga November 15, 2012

    Moga (Punjab): Three youths allegedly abducted and gangraped a 35yearold widow in the district, police said on Thursday. The victim was abducted by the trio on Tuesday evening when she was returning from Dharamkot and taken to Kotisekhan village in the district where she was gangraped, police said. The three main...
  • Punjab: 17 devotees killed in accident near Moga May 7, 2012

    Moga: At least 17 people, including five women and five children, were killed early on Monday in a headon collision between a jeep and a truck near Punjab's Moga town, 170 km from Chandigarh, police said. The victims, who were devotees from Daulatpura village in Moga district, were returning from a...
  • Man commits suicide after wife refuses to return September 28, 2010

    Moga: A 25yearold man, married three years back, committed suicide after his inlaws allegedly refused to send his wife with him, police said on Tuesday. Rajvinder Singh consumed poison when his motherinlaw Nasib Kuar and fatherinlaw Veer Singh, both residents of Baghapurana, refused to send their daughter Manpreet Kaur back to...
  • Train collides with bus, 17 killed December 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Seventeen of the passengers were killed when their private bus collided with a speeding Sutlej Express at a manned crossing in Moga in Punjab early Friday morning at 8:45 AM. None of the 30 passengers on the bus could have imagined that a beautiful foggy winter morning would...
  • Eid: Where piety, revelry mix with heavy security October 14, 2007

    Muslims across the country celebrated Eid ulFitr with religious fervour and gaiety amidst increased security. Thousands of worshippers gathered at the Jama Masjid in the capital on Sunday morning to attend special congregational prayers. Heavy security arrangements were made at the mosque on the occasion. Police was keeping a vigil on the...